All you can eat : how hungry is America? (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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All you can eat : how hungry is America?

Author: Joel Berg
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seven Stories Press 1st edView all editions and formats
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Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait in lines at food pantries across the nation-- the modern breadline.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Berg
ISBN: 9781583228548 1583228543
OCLC Number: 216936819
Notes: Includes one folded col. plate.
Description: 351 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 23 cm
Contents: Hunger amidst plenty : a problem as American as apple pie --
The problem. Who is hungry in America? : the politics of measuring hunger ; How hunger costs all of us ; Why brother (and sister) still can't spare a dime : a short history of domestic hunger ; The tattered (but still existing) Federal hunger safety net ; Let them eat ramen noodles : one week living on $28.30 of food ; Are Americans hungry--
or fat? ; Dickens revisited : life in the new Gilded Age ; Let them eat sound bites : the polarized politics of welfare reform ; The poverty trap : why it is so hard to escape poverty in America ; The charity myth ; How media ignores hunger (except during holidays and hurricanes) --
The solution. Here it is : the plan to end domestic hunger ; Bolstering community food production and marketing ; A new war on poverty ; How all of us (including you) can end hunger in America ; Hunger and poverty-fighting resources ; Revised rules for radical centrists : tips for activists on how to organize and craft messages for successful advocacy campaigns.
Responsibility: Joel Berg.
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Berg has his eye on the growing number of people who are forced to wait in lines at food pantries across the nation-- the modern breadline.

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